On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1887

Historical Events

  • Notre Dame loses its 1st football game 8-0 to Michigan
  • Opera "Trumpeter of S├Ąckingen" 1st American production (NYC)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBoris Karloff

Boris Karloff [William H. Pratt], English actor (The Mummy, Frankenstein), born in Camberwell, London (d. 1969)

  • Eduardo Corrochio, Spanish-born dancer (d. 1943)
  • Henry Moseley, English physicist (d. 1915)
  • Paul Malengreau, composer
1887 Highlights

About November 23, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius